The 72nd Annual Business Awards Dinner
will be a night of celebration, entertainment, enjoyment and networking
and includes a 3 course meal
Guest Speaker Alexandra Reid
This event is held to recognise outstanding achievement in the business sector and their commitment to our Community.
2016 - Outstanding Business of the Year
Selected from the twelve Business of the Month Award winners, recognising excellence in the delivery of the business and dedication to customer satisfaction during the previous 12 months.
2016 - New Enterprise of the Year
This award will recognise a new business enterprise that was established in Whyalla in the previous 12 months.
2016 - Apprentice of the Year
Selected from nominations, recognising a current apprentice for their advanced development, dedication and professional excellence in their current training and work programs.
2016 - Trainee of the Year
Selected from nominations, recognising a current trainee for their dedication and development within their training and professional programs.
2016 - Employer of the Year
Selected from community nominations, recognising an employer for outstanding commitment to training and staff development.
2016 - Most Popular Retail Employee of the Year
Selected by the most public noinations, this new category is to identify the most popular customer service individual in Whyalla.
Whyalla Business Icon Hall of Fame (Business)
To recognise ongoing achievement by an individual enterprise in the local business sector. This award is provided to a business that represents what a hall-of-fame inductee merits - service, community support, organisational development and success of the business.
Whyalla Business Icon Hall of Fame (Individual)
To recognise lifetime achievement in the local business sector by an individual. This award recognises an individual's dedication to the development and success of their own business and the broader community, through volunteering, mentoring or other highly-valued activities.
Guest Speaker Alexandra Reid
Alexandra Reid, is a Deputy Chief Executive with the Department of State Development in the Government of South Australia.
The role integrates the work of the Department across multiple industry sectors in support of the State's economic development.
It spans higher education and graduates; vocational education and training; oversight of quality and accreditation of training programs; arts and cultural heritage activity and Aboriginal Affairs.
Prior to this position Alex was:
Executive Director, Arts SA, Department of State Development
Group Executive Director, Arts and Cultural Affairs in the Department of the Premier and Cabinet
Director, Strategy, Policy and Initiatives at Arts SA
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Whyalla Chamber of Commerce & Industry Inc.
The Whyalla Chamber of Commerce & Industry advances business and industry in the Whyalla region through creative and innovative leadership, advocacy, coordination and promotion of local business interests. The Chamber exists to service the needs of the membership but also serves the City of Whyalla, her community and their future growth and development.